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  • 1. About Us - American Heart Association American Heart About Us Page
  • 2. Wellness Checklist: Know Where You Stand The American Heart Association explains that people living with HIV have even more reason to take care of cardiovascular factors for good health. By using this simple checklist, you can know exactly where you stand according to the guideliness for wellness.
  • 3. HIV Medications The American Heart Association explains Highly Active Antiretroviral Agent Therapies (HAART), how HAART therapies work, whether or not HARRT's cause heart disease and more.
  • 4. HIV and Cardiovascular Disease (Heart Disease) The American Heart Association explains why having HIV places you at a higher risk for cardiovascular disease.
  • 5. HIV Tools & Resources The American Heart Association offers these resources and videos for HIV patients.
  • 6. Systems for Cardiovascular Health The American Heart Association explains how the body's organs work together to sustain our cardiovascular health and our overall health, even for those with HIV.
  • 7. Your Healthcare Team The American Heart Association discusses the importance of a strong healthcare team for those with HIV.
  • 8. HIV Wellness Numbers The American Heart Association explains that once your HIV is diagnosed, your immune system health will depend on two important indicators; your CD4s (T-cells) and your viral load (the amount of virus in the bloodstream) as well as your important heart-health numbers.
  • 9. HIV and Smoking Cessation The American Heart Association discusses the affects of smoking on the body for those with or without HIV.
  • 10. Healthy Living and Wellness Goals The American Heart Association explains healthy living goals and what those with HIV can do to stay healthy.


Our Mission

We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

American Heart Association
2012-2013 Expenditures

  • Research: 21.7%
  • Public Health Education: 36.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.7%
  • Community Services: 6.1%
  • Management & General: 8.5%
  • Fundraising: 12.2%

American Heart Association Diversity Report

Attached is a copy of the American Heart Association’s 2009-2010 Annual Diversity Report. This report highlights our organization’s successes in the area of diversity with emphasis on cultural competence. The report focuses on our consumer initiatives as well as our internal initiatives. We have broadened the scope of this year’s report to showcase initiatives in each of the Affiliates. Also, we have identified key partnerships, sponsorships and strategic alliances that enhanced our efforts to reach common goals.

We truly hope that you will enjoy this copy of the report. Feel free to share copies with your colleagues and partners.

Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Spread layout)
Adobe PDF, File Size 10.9 MB

Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Single Page layout)
Adobe PDF, File Size 10.9 MB